Instant Messaging

Introduction

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat that offers real-time, peer-to-peer text communication, presence information and other one-to-one conferencing options like video or screen sharing.

Features and Benefits:

  • Instant messaging (IM) – Send quick messages to an individual or group
  • Presence – Show or view availability based on your calendar or IM status
  • Audio chat and desktop video conferencing – Share audio and/or video with two or more participants
  • Document and screen sharing – Collaborate on documents with colleagues
  • Mobile – Set your status, send IMs or view contacts on your smart phone or tablet
  • Microsoft Teams, Office 365 (Faculty, Staff) Microsoft Teams is a chat-centered workspace that brings people, conversations, files, and tools into one place, so everyone has instant access to everything they need. Teams allows communicating one on one and with groups.

 

G Suite Hangouts Chat (Students)

  • Hangouts Chat makes it easy for teams to be able to get their work done in one place. From direct messages to group conversations, Chat helps teams collaborate easily and efficiently. With dedicated, virtual rooms to house projects over time — plus threaded conversations — Chat makes it simple to track progress and follow up tasks. Chat currently supports 28 languages and each room can support up to 8,000 members.

Available to

  • Faculty, Staff, Students

 

 
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Details

Service ID: 49868
Created
Thu 4/29/21 11:50 AM
Modified
Wed 5/12/21 3:32 PM